Woman’s Voice Singing Songs From the Savage Lands
Apr09

Woman’s Voice Singing Songs From the Savage Lands

  …[they] heard a woman’s voice singing, as if to her babies, a song so high and clear, it matched the flutes…She brought her songs back from the savage lands. Maxine Hong Kingston, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts     It’s always important to tell the truth because if you don’t, there are all kinds of terrible social and psychological consequences. There are implosions...

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Breathing Fee by Tanya Ko Hong
Apr05

Breathing Fee by Tanya Ko Hong

    “Breathing Fee,” by Tanya Ko Hong   Talk about the wood stacked high in the living room and what it costs to breathe in my home— raw wood, oak so long and thick— like a dead elephant stretched wall to wall. He said to acclimate takes time and more money—heartwood slow to open, to breathe— one week became a month and more. I couldn’t breathe just looking at the pile of planks— unusable, forlorn— it had to...

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A Room of Her Own for the Season
Nov22

A Room of Her Own for the Season

    During this season, we understand how full these festive and holy times can be; may the women’s voices and art shared here be a warm beacon. This is one way we make room for ourselves and for each other. Do you have a room of your own? Submit your creative response/work for possible publication with AROHO. Find the “submit” button on this page. Enjoy these creative women’s words and art and truth....

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